Critically-acclaimed and ever growing, the fifth season of the MotoGP™ eSport Championship is going
to be even bigger and better than ever before taking it to another level.
As ever, gamers can compete on Sony PlayStation®, Xbox and PC in a Pro Draft selection based in 4 Online Challenges. The players who have more points after the last challenge will be classified for the Draft Selection. In total will be will be classified 22 gamers (16 from EU and 6 from the Rest of the World)
The 11 gamers selected for the MotoGP™ Teams will fight in the Global Series, an 8 race championship held across 4 different MotoGP™ venues, for the crown.
In the Global Series, action changes from online to on-site as gamers competed face to face on Lenovo Legion™ PCs. The first live event will take place during the ItalianGP, the second at the AustrianGP, the third one at the SanMarinoGP and, as ever, at the last one will take place in Valencia during the MotoGP™ Season Finale.
The Championship is comprised of two main phases; Pro Draft and Global Series. The MotoGP™
eSport Pro Draft is the Official Selection Phase and will consist in 4 Online Challenges
played on MotoGP20 and based on a time trial format. The Global Series is the final stage of
the 2021 MotoGP™ eSport Championship and comprises four Rounds of competition which will
take place in four different MotoGP™ venues.
Please check the Calendar section at esport.motogp.com to discover when the events are available during the season and don’t miss out!
The Global Series is the final stage of the 2021 MotoGP™ eSport Championship and
comprises four Rounds of competition which will take place in four different MotoGP
venues*. *Subject to sanitary conditions regarding de Covid-19 pandemic.
The first event sees competitors head to Mugello during the Gran Premio d’Italia, where they’ll contest the first two races.The next on-site event takes place in Austria during the Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich where two more races will be held.
The third event will take place at the Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini venue with races 5 and 6.
The season finale will, as ever, take place at the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana alongside the final MotoGP™ event of the year. The competitors will have to master the last two races of the season to clinch the crown. What’s more, it’s double points for a finale with a bang.
All races will be held on Lenovo Legion™ PCs but every gamer will be able to play with their preferred controller.
The Global Series shall determine the ultimate winners of the MotoGP™ eSport Championship and you can follow all the action on selected TV Broadcasters and MotoGP™ & MotoGP™ eSport Digital Channels.
The 2021 Pro Draft will consist in 4 Online Challenges which will be disputed in time attack
mode on a particular track, MotoGP™ rider, bike and without any opponents. Platforms used
will be Sony PlayStation®, Xbox and PC.
On each Challenge, the gamers will be distributed by platform in 2 different Standings; 1 for Europe and 1 for the Rest of the World.
Top 15 gamers per platform and World Region (Europe, Rest of the World) will be awarded by
points depending their finishing positions using the official MotoGP™ scoring system.
The players who have more points after Challenge 4 will be classified for the Draft Selection. In total will be a Draft Pool of 25 gamers (16 from EU and 6 from the Rest of the World coming from the Online Challenges selection phase plus 3 gamers coming from the 2020 Rising Stars Series.
Each MotoGP™ Team must pick 1 MotoGP™ eSport Official Rider and 1 Reserve Rider from the Draft Pool during Draft Pick window (April 12 until April 23).
Before that date and in case that a MotoGP™ Team does not select any gamer, at the end of the Draft Pick time window, DORNA will assign one gamer to the relevant MotoGP™ Team depending upon their finishing positions.
The Reserve Riders will only be able to compete in the Global Series in case of an Official MotoGP™ eSport Rider ceases to participate in the Global Series for reasons including but not limited to withdrawal, disqualification or medical issues.
For a more detailed information please check the following Terms of participationTerms of participation